Across the Alps over 5 mountain passes (Italy, Switzerland and Austria)

Passo dello Stelvio (Stilfser Joch), Umbrailpass, Ofenpass, Norbertshöhe and Reschenpass – Unforgettable touring in the Italian, Swiss and Austrian Alps all in one day! Route including GPS/GPX data.

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Samnaun

Why worthwhile? The narrow, winding roads and dark tunnels!

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Travel Report Austria, Italy & Switzerland 2009

After some beautiful holidays in previous years in Wales (2006) and Spain (2008) we decided that this year – since 2005 – to visit the Alps again. This time we specifically choose a holiday home located in a central area; since it enabled us to visit not one, not two, but three Alpine countries: Austria, Switzerland and Italy.

“Where do you end up?” Very easy: in Oberes Gericht, in a village named Pfunds, in Austria. Drive for about 17km and you’re in Italy (Vinschgau, Südtirol), less than 12km and you’re on Swiss ground (Unterengadin, Graubünden).

This travel report shows you what you can do in this area within a radius of 50km. And it´s more than enough, so enjoy your read!